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Shaggy Pillow

Crafting Time:
  • Varies
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Lion Brand
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Description
SUPPLIES & TOOLS:
  • 1 skein Lion Brand® Fisherman's Wool Yarn, Natural (A)
  • Lion Brand® Fun Fur Yarn:
    1 skein Sapphire (B)
    4 skeins Lime (C)
    5 skeins Ivory (D)
  • Crochet hook size N-13, or size to obtain gauge
  • Set of 6 large-eye blunt needles
  • 14" square pillow form

GAUGE: 9 sc + 9 rnds = 4" in sc with 1 strand of A and 2 strands of B held tog, before felting.

DIRECTIONS:
PILLOW PIECES: Make 2. With 1 strand of A and 2 strands of B held tog, ch 2.
Rnd 1: 8 sc in 2nd ch from hook, sl st in beg sc to join on this and every rnd.
Rnd 2: Ch 1, (3 sc in next sc – corner made, sc in next sc) 4 times – 16 sc.
Rnd 3: Ch 1, (3 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 3 sc) 4 times – 24 sc.
Fasten off B and join 2 strands of C.
Rnd 4: With 1 strand of A and 2 strands of C, ch 1, (3 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 5 sc) 4 times – 32 sc.
Rnds 5-9: Continue working 2 more sc between corners every rnd – 72 sc at end of Rnd 9.
Fasten off C and join 2 strands of D.
Rnds 10-16: With 1 strand of A and 2 strands of D, repeat Rnd 5 – 128 sc at end of rnd 16. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

FELTING: Wash by machine on a hot wash/cold rinse cycle with detergent and several pieces of clothing to agitate. To felt additionally, machine dry on a regular setting until almost dry. Remove from dryer and pull into shape. Seam Pillow pieces together around 3 sides. Insert pillow form. Sew remaining side closed.

ABBREVIATIONS: sc = single crochet, ch(s) = chain(s), rnd(s) = round(s), tog = together

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